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Review: Bingley Music Live, Bradford Kettle Mag: Rae Coppola
Every year, the edge of the Yorkshire Dales comes alive, with crowds flocking to a usually sun-kissed Myrtle Park for a weekend of family friendly fun at a discount price. The festival, which is now in its 11th year, burst onto the festival circuit back in 2007 and has quickly become one of Yorkshires most celebrated outdoor music events. Returning...
7 top picks for Bingley Music Live Kettle Mag: Rae Coppola
For the 11th year running, Bradford's Bingley Music Live is returning to Myrtle Park for a cheap and cheerful festival. The music filled weekend is set to be the best yet, with organisers labelling the eclectic line up as, "The strongest in the festival's history." Find out who Kettle entertainment reporter Rae Coppola thinks is...
Women’s History Month: Top 10 inventions created by women Kettle Mag: Rae Coppola
The scarce number of female inventors today has alarmed the British government enough for it to issue a strategy list to the UK Intellectual Property Office that includes the instruction to: "Investigate why such a small proportion of inventors are women and ... to devise and implement a campaign to help boost IP awareness." Until...
BEAUTY REVIEW: TIGI Bed Head resurrection twin pack Kettle Mag: Rae Coppola
This time of year tends to dry out skin and lips, but it also affects our hair. The cold air and humidity zaps out the moisture. This is especially the case following a winter hair colour makeover - things like dye and bleach can weaken the individual strands and make them look lifeless. However, the...
Gig Review: Fort Hope at Sound Control, Manchester Gig, Concert, Live, Review, Fort Hope, Sound Control, Manchester, Music, Kettle Mag, Rae Coppola
ON WEDNESDAY evening (26th), the Hertfordshire rock outfit took to the stage of the sold-out nightclub to promote their upcoming EP, A R m U R E. Women’s editor Rae Coppola was there for us… The former My Passion members are in the process of making a name for themselves in the post-hardcore rock scene,...
Review: Neighbourhood Festival Neighbourhood Festival, music, review, Rae Coppola, Kettle Mag
ON SATURDAY (8th) the sold out Neighbourhood Festival made its Manchester debut, bringing over 100 bands, and plenty more music lovers, to 11 venues around the Oxford Road area. Kettle Mag women's editor Rae Coppola went along to see what the day had in store. With the 'Madchester' era’s rich, musical history still being celebrated,...
10 ways to make the most of university Kettle Mag: Rae Coppola
University is supposed to be the best three, or more, years of your life, so do not waste a second and make sure you experience everything that student life has to offer. I have listed my academic and social university hacks to help students make the most of their £9,000 a year course. 1. Talk...
What’s on my Shelf, with Women’s Editor Rae Coppola What's on my Shelf, Books, Kettle Mag, Rae Coppola
A book lover's bookshelf contains many wonderful, interesting, and intriguing books - some that you may not even have heard of yet! Our new books column, 'What's On My Shelf', allows a glimpse into the bookshelves of our editors here at Kettle. This week, you can find out what lines Women's Editor Rae Coppola’s bookshelf. ...
Murder should never be referred to as ‘honour killing’ Kettle Mag: Rae Coppola
JULY 19th marked the first national memorial day for ‘honour killing’ victims. The National day of Memory for Victims of Honour Killings, was created to raise awareness, tackle the scale of the issue within the UK, and honour those abused. If you’re wondering what an ‘honour killing’ is, I can tell you whole heartedly that...
Why I would have liked to be Shakespeare’s Cleopatra 284430227_1280x720.jpg
To commemorate the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death, Rae Coppola discusses Antony and Cleopatra (1606), and why she would have liked to have been the exotic noble Queen. Set in 40-30 BC, the Elizabethan play Antony and Cleopatra is one of Shakespeare’s many tragedies. The plot focuses on the historical ruler of the Roman...
5 bestsellers by women published under male pseudonyms Kettle Mag, Books, Women, Womens History Month, Rae Coppola
Whether it be to conceal their true gender, race, heritage, or family name, pseudonyms have been used for centuries to succeed with freedom of anonymity. Female writers living in the Victorian period were the most likely to adopt this technique as society was rife with gender inequality and sexism. However, authors still use male pen names...
Review: The 5th Wave Review, The 5th Wave, Film, Movie, Kettle Mag, Rae Coppola
The 5th Wave is a missed opportunity, that despite showing promise, especially since it was taking influences from such a popular novel, just ended up falling flat on its face. It began well with an interesting premise continuing up to the half hour mark, showing the first, second and third waves of an imminent alien invasion....
Mixed reactions as PM pledges to fund mental health ‘revolution’ David Cameron, mental health, pledge, revolution, health, NHS, politics, Kettle mag, Rae Coppola
The Conservative leader shocked healthcare professionals by unexpectedly pledging nearly £1bn of funding to mental health in a bid to particularly help those suffering with teenage anorexia and support mothers experiencing post-natal depression*. I'm not exactly a massive David Cameron fan, but I applaud him for being the first British PM to do a speech about mental...